The Oct. 4 edition of The Living Church is available online to registered subscribers. In the cover story, “Ten Rules for Reading the Bible,” Bishop Daniel Martins writes:

It is meet and right that every literate Christian “read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest” the words of sacred Scripture. Those words then form the grammar and syntax and vocabulary of our lives in Christ; they tutor us in our eventual destiny of living in the unmediated presence of the Holy One. But reading the Bible is often a challenge. It can be confusing and troubling, and it is easy to be deceived. These ten guidelines are not the Alpha and Omega of successful biblical interpretation. But perhaps they are useful touchstones.

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